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||Tooled in blind; Tooled in gold; Painted
||Frame; Lozenge or diamond
||Dauphin, Pierre, of Lyons
||Lettres a Sophie sur la physique, la chimie, et l'histoire naturelle ... Avec des notes par M. Patrin
||Part of the Charles Ramsden Collection of Signed Bindings. See Julien Flety, Dictionnaire des reliures francais ayant exerce de 1800 a nos jours, 1988. Macchi states; first half century, Lyons, bound by Pierre Dauphin. According to the Nouvel Indicateur de Lyons for 1832, he was working at Petit-David 5, Lyons. The many bindings of his listed in Maggs Bros. Ltd., Catalogue 661) appear to indicate that he may have been working already about ten years earlier (C. Ramsden, French bookbinders, p. 62).